- Jul 7, 2020
The Italian bishops’ conference has distributed another 10 million euros ($11.2 million) to the dioceses in northern Italy hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Catholic bishops in Germany are bracing for a major drop in church taxation revenues as a result of the coronavirus crisis, reported the German Catholic news agency, KNA.
Pope Francis dispatched a message Sunday to the synod of Italy’s Waldensian church, a proto-Protestant group that’s long kept alive a spirit of dissent from papal authority.
The story of Crystal Cathedral in Orange County, California, is a quintessentially American one, capturing at least three of the defining characteristics of Catholicism in the U.S. over its history.
A court in the western city of Cologne has ruled that Germany’s richest Catholic archdiocese doesn’t have to reveal what it does with the billions it receives from taxpayers each year.
Germany’s two main Christian churches will lose millions of members over the coming decades and will have to tighten their financial belts as a result, according to a study published Thursday.